By Bruce Robinson
Trade paperback book
742 pages, 8.50 x 11.00″
Already used by many schools and colleges of acupuncture for their Western medical course work, this new edition brings Dr. Robinson’s book up to date with the clinical presentation and current diagnostic procedures and treatment for hundreds of major diseases seen in Western medical practice. With over 100 illustrations and understandable descriptions, this textbook places at your fingertips easy access to information about the Western medical conditions that your patients present. The material presented here can also help you when you are writing insurance reports and when clear, accurate, professional communication with Western medical practitioners who are involved in the care of your patients is a must.
Learn what you need to know about:
- The clinical presentation and treatment of major diseases seen in Western medical practices today
- Improved 21st century diagnostic skills and physical exams techniques
- Red flag cases that need urgent referral
- How to confidently interact with Western medical practitioners
- Latest discoveries and breakthroughs in Western medicine
About the author:
Bruce Robinson is a board-certified general surgeon. After graduating from the University of Michigan School of Medicine, Bruce completed five years of postgraduate residency there, as well as a research fellowship in vascular surgery at St. Bartholomew’s Medical College in London. During his thirty years of practice, Bruce treated over 80,000 patients. Now retired from medical practice, Bruce has dedicated his ongoing professional career to bridging the gap between Western and Chinese medicine. In that capacity, he served as president of the Meridian Institute of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Monterey, CA., and more recently as president of the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, CA. In the past fifteen years, Bruce has been on several trips to China and Japan. He currently serves as both professor and Academic Dean at USAT Medical College, Montserrat, British West Indies. This Western medical college also has campuses in Florida and Denver, CO. Bruce is also a faculty member at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, FL., where he and his wife currently reside.
Praise for Biomedicine Second Edition
“Dr. Bruce Robinson has written, within these pages, and incredible text. It presents biomedicine in a way that all practitioners can understand and can relate to the original Chinese medical discoveries.”
-Donald E (Deke) Kendall, OMD, Ph.D, L.Ac.
“Practitioners of all styles of Oriental (Asian) medicine will enjoy the wit and wisdom Bruce shares with us in this reference and textbook. This text should be used in every accredited clinical Oriental doctoral program to introduce the fundamental concepts of biomedicine.”
-Darrell E. Samples, OMD, DNBAO, DNBIMA